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High School Sports

Falls edges Flashes

¯ NEWTON FALLS 26, CHAMPION 20: CHAMPION — Colton Hunt had two rushing and a receiving touchdown to help lead the Tigers past the Golden Flashes in this AAC Blue Tier battle. Braden Bungard was 3 of 6 for 141 yards, most on a 90-yard score to Hunt to help Newton Falls (3-3, 1-0 AAC Blue) ...

Eagles overcome late deficit; JFK loses again

¯ VALLEY CHRISTIAN 37, GARFIELD 34: GARRETTSVILLE — After the first half, it seemed all but over as Garfield (4-2) was up 20-7 after two Ryan Brown touchdown runs. Valley Christian would not lay down easily. Down 34-20 going into the fourth quarter, the Eagles found a way back. Midway ...

Ridge rushes past Waterloo

MINERAL RIDGE — Mineral Ridge rushed for 287 yards and five touchdowns on the way to a 39-7 rout of Mahoning Valley Athletic Conference foe Waterloo Friday night. “It felt good, we still made the same mistakes we always make, stupid penalties, and whatnot, but it feels good, Rams coach ...

Howland blanks Harding, 3-0

WARREN — The Warren G. Harding boys soccer team (0-9-1) seemed ready to go early as they came in as underdogs against Howland, but that didn’t last forever. The Tigers defeated Harding, 3-0, on the strength of three first-half goals. With just over 10 minutes gone in the first half, ...

Football leaders

RUSHING Name Att. Yds. Avg. TD Alex Cintron, McDonald 103 906 8.8 12 Eduardo Hernandez, Grand Valley 53 819 15.5 13 Vinny Fiorenza, Canfield 70 676 9.7 4 Josh Celli, McDonald 94 649 6.9 9 Mark Waid, Girard 64 629 9.8 9 Gaige Willis, Pymatuning Valley 103 554 5.4 6 Tyreq Moorer, ...

Business trip

BRACEVILLE — Winning the sectional title last year was a momentous occasion for the Brookfield Warriors. The championship was the first one in a long time. In fact, it had been such a long time that school officials weren’t sure if it had ever happened before. The groundbreaking moment ...

Lakeview, Champion girls advance

HUBBARD — One of the longest streaks in Trumbull County girls golf continued Wednesday, and a new one started. Lakeview placed third at the Division II sectional at Pine Lakes, qualifying for the district for the seventh straight season. Champion was fourth and also advanced to next ...

11-1 Rockets roaring behind Rink

MECCA — Thomas Rink answered some questions prior to halftime with his team ahead 10-0 against Bloomfield. The sun was shining in his face, but that wasn’t the reason he wanted to turn around. The Maplewood High School boys soccer forward had his teammates making faces and prompting him ...

Pick six games of the week

Lakeside (4-1, 0-0) at Harding (0-4, 0-1) WHEN: Friday, 7 p.m. WHERE: Mollenkopf Stadium, Warren. LAST MEETING: 2016, Harding won, 48-0 LAST WEEK: Ursuline 28, Harding 24; Lakeside 34, Rocky River 21 COACHES: Frank Hall, Lakeside; Steve Arnold, Harding ABOUT LAKESIDE: Spencer Loftus ...

Repeat, repeat

MECCA — Ethan Sparks kept reminding his teammates to stop at every water fountain inside Maplewood High School Tuesday, just to stay hydrated on a day fit for the middle of summer instead of late September. It was unusual weather with 88 degrees along with humid and sunny conditions beating ...

Girard football relies on defense

GIRARD — Off to a perfect start and blowing past opponents with relative ease, the talk surrounding the Girard football team is about its high-powered offense. Quarterback Mark Waid has been phenomenal, with ridiculous numbers that are impressive even for the Indians’ high-scoring ...

Newton Falls tops Ridge in volleyball

MINERAL RIDGE — Newton Falls senior Elizabeth Boone’s triple-double led the Tigers to a three-set volleyball sweep of Mineral Ridge Tuesday evening. Boone, who plays with endless energy, led the team with 15 points, 15 assists, and 13 digs. The win improves Newton Falls to 11-4 on the ...

Niles seniors dominate LaBrae

NILES — The Niles Red Dragons volleyball team seemed ready to go from the start. Niles would go on to win the match 3-1 behind a senior-led group. In the first set, Niles stayed ahead for nearly all of the set but LaBrae got close a few times before the Red Dragons pulled away with a 25-18 ...

LaBrae, Lakeview golfers advance

RAVENNA — LaBrae’s Zack Morris and Lakview’s Preston Sheets each shot 85 to qualify for next week’s Division II district boys golf tournament at Windmill Lakes. The two area golfers led their respective teams at Monday’s Division II sectional golf tournament at Windmill Lakes. ...

Maplewood runners always in contention

Maplewood. It’s synonymous with all things cross country. It is the school’s football — the dominant sport. Entrenched in an area where football is hyped more times than not, the Rockets are one of a handful of schools in Trumbull County without a football team. The difference is those ...

Garfield’s Klouda mastering Boardman

BOARDMAN — Tyler Klouda did more than look at the glossy drawing posted near Glenwood Avenue, giving him an idea of the Boardman High School cross country course — following the red line. It tells nothing of the undulations and endurance he would exert going around one of the more ...

Bristol golfers go after district berth this week

Doug Seemann saw the difference in the Tannenhauf Golf Club from the play in early October of 2016. The Bristol boys golf coach didn’t see the bare spots on the fairway or the sight of ground under repair. It wasn’t there when the Panthers came back Aug. 11 for the Tannenhauf ...

Kennedy stopped by Steubenville Central

STEUBENVILLE — Catholic Central pulled off a major surprise on a steamy Saturday night inside Harding Stadium, knocking off state-ranked John F. Kennedy 39-23. The Crusaders (3-2) did it with a potent rushing attack, running for 398 yards and four touchdowns, and a defense that delivered at ...

JFK’s Marlatt wins North Coast title

Warren JFK’s Kaytlin Marlatt continued her impressive season and career by rolling through the North Coast League Tennis Championship Tournament Saturday at Notre Dame Cathedral Latin Marlatt, a junior, already has back to back sectional singles championships on her resume and is 14-1 this ...

Bullying Bulldogs

CORTLAND — One night after Lakeview defeated Niles in boys soccer, the school’s football teams met. And for the second straight night, the Bulldogs posted an easy win. Junior running back Tony Crish led the Bulldogs (4-1, 2-0 AAC White Tier) to a 41-16 rout of the Red Dragons (0-5, 0-3) ...